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THESE TERMS APPLY TO HOW WE COLLECT, USE AND PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WHEN YOU USE THE APPS. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY. PLEASE NOTE IN PARTICULAR THE PARTS THAT ARE IN BOLD WRITING AS THESE PARTS MIGHT LIMIT OUR RISK OR LIABILITY, REQUIRE YOU TO INDEMNIFY US OR TO ASSUME RISK AND LIABILITY FOR CERTAIN ISSUES, OR TO ACKNOWLEDGE CERTAIN FACTS.
BY AGREEING TO THESE TERMS, YOU PROVIDE US WITH YOUR EXPRESS CONSENT AND AGREEMENT THAT WE MAY COLLECT, GET, RECEIVE, RECORD, ORGANISE, COLLATE, STORE, UPDATE, CHANGE, RETRIEVE, READ, PROCESS, USE AND SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IN THE WAYS SET OUT IN THESE TERMS. WHEN WE DO ONE OR MORE OF THESE ACTIONS WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION, WE ARE "PROCESSING" YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS, OR ARE CONCERNED ABOUT ANY ASPECT AS IT RELATES TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE DO NOT CONTINUE TO USE THE APPS.
The above section has important legal consequences for you. In this section, you expressly give your permission to us to collect, collate, process, share and use your personal information in the manner and for the purposes set out in these Terms. By doing this, you know and accept that you are giving up certain parts of your right to privacy.
You will not be able to take any action against us for using your personal information in the way that you have given us permission, even if you suffer loss or damage.
CERTAIN FEATURES OF HUFFINGTON POST MAY REQUIRE THE COLLECTION OF THE PHONE NUMBER OF YOUR DEVICE. WE MAY ASSOCIATE THAT PHONE NUMBER TO THE MOBILE DEVICE INFORMATION; HOWEVER, WE WILL NOT USE THAT NUMBER FOR TELEMARKETING TO YOU WITHOUT YOUR CONSENT.
The above section has important legal consequences for you. In this section, you agree and accept that there is certain compulsory information you must provide us with if you want to enjoy all of the features and functionality on the apps.
If you decide not to provide us with such compulsory information, you agree that we may limit certain features and functionality on the apps. You will not be able to take any action against us if you suffer loss or damage in these circumstances, even if you suffer loss or damage.
Some mobile phone carriers are required to operate a system that pinpoints the physical location of devices that use their service. Depending on the carrier, we may automatically receive this information. If you elect to use certain location based services (such as GPS assisted navigation instruction, tagging, or checking-in), we may collect your precise location. By using Huffington Post location based services, you consent and authorize us to locate your device and to record, compile, and display your location. We do not share precise location information or personally identifiable information such as your name or e-mail address with third parties for their independent use without your consent. You may opt-out of providing precise location information at any time by adjusting your device settings.
Advertising, Analytics, and Third-Party Providers
You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from AOL Advertising when you browse the web on your mobile device by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s consumer choice page and selecting AOL Advertising. Please note that your opt-out choice will apply only to the browser and device you are using when you opt out.
You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from AOL Advertising in mobile apps by following the instructions in Mobile Device Choices. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from Facebook within Huffington Post apps by following the instructions provided at Advertising on Facebook.
You can stop collection of information by Huffington Post apps by uninstalling them using the standard uninstall process available on your device or via the application marketplace or network from which you installed the app.
Consumer Protection Act, Protection of Personal Information Act and other laws
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these Terms, if any provision in these Terms is regulated by or subject to the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008, as may be amended from time to time (the "Consumer Protection Act"), the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002, as may be amended from time to time (the "ECT Act"), the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013, as may be amended from time to time ("POPI") or other laws, it is not intended that any provision of these Terms contravenes any provision of the Consumer Protection Act, ECT Act, POPI or such other laws. Therefore all provisions of these Terms must be treated as being qualified, to the extent necessary, to ensure that the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act, ECT Act, POPI and such other laws are complied with.
No provision of these Terms:
- does or purports to limit or exempt us from any liability (including, without limitation, for any loss directly or indirectly attributable to our gross negligence or wilful default or that of any other person acting for or controlled by us) to the extent that the law does not allow such a limitation or exemption;
- requires you to assume risk or liability for the kind of liability or loss, to the extent that the law does not allow such an assumption of risk or liability; or
Last Updated November 21, 2016